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Dr Annapurna Vancheswaran, Director- Sustainable Development Outreach, TERI

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  • The perils of water mismanagement

    The perils of water mismanagement

  • Climate change impacts could slow down economic growth; and increase risks of violent conflicts

    Climate change impacts could slow down economic growth; and increase risks of violent conflicts

  • Treading on a deadly pollution trajectory

    Treading on a deadly pollution trajectory

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The software city is in dire need of smart waste management systems, clean water and energy access, and regulatory mechanisms to check worsening air quality. The role of citizen's initiatives and urban local bodies is crucial for good governance and efficient delivery systems.

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The software city is in dire need of smart waste management systems, clean water and energy access, and regulatory mechanisms to check worsening air quality. The role of citizen's initiatives and urban local bodies is crucial for good governance and efficient delivery systems.

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Punjab's high growth and development has led to a visible ecological backlash. Green Budgeting will enable the state to increase productivity, generate revenues and achieve environmental sustainability through pro-active planning.

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From 1970 to 2008, more than 95 per cent of deaths from natural disasters took place in developing countries. Urban land cover is projected to expand by 56-310 per cent between 2000 and 2030. What kind of measures would be required, given that the frequency of natural disasters is increasing with each passing year? As the NDA government plans for 100 Smart Cities, what kind of climate mitigation strategies and planning would be required to minimize damage? An exclusive interview with Dr R K Pachauri, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi.

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